A corner kick is a method of restarting play.
A goal may be scored directly from a corner kick, but only against the opposing team.
A corner kick is awarded when:
the whole of the ball, having last touched a player of the defending team, passes over the goal line, either on the ground or in the air, and a goal is not scored in accordance with Law XI.
|·||the ball is placed precisely inside the corner arc at the nearest corner|
|·||opponents remain at least 5 m from the ball until it is in play|
|·||the ball is kicked by a player of the attacking team|
|·||the ball is in play when it is kicked or touched|
|·||the kicker does not play the ball a second time until it has touched another player|
An indirect free kick is taken by the opposing team if:
|·||the player taking the corner kick plays the ball a second time before it has touched another player. The indirect|
|free kick is taken from the place where the infringement occurred|
|·||the corner kick is not carried out within 4 seconds from the time the player taking the kick takes possession of|
|the ball. The indirect free kick is taken from the corner arc.|
For any other infringement:
|·||the corner kick retaken|